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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Harmony Grove -- The Hornets had the stingers out early. Camden Harmony Grove took a big lead in the first quarter and defeated visiting Horatio 54-7 Oct. 11.

Hot Springs -- The Leopards fell 35-0 at Hot Springs Oct. 11. It was the first game of the season played in football weather with the temperature in the 40’s and the fans in winter wear.

Mena -- De Queen took first and second at the 7AAAA conference junior high cross country meet at Mena Oct. 8. The Cubs won the boys title and placed second among the girls.The results came from a two race in one format with the 7AAAA schools running in the open races hosted by UA-Rich Mounta…

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Tuesday, October 08, 2019

The Buckeroos struck in a hurry. Smackover took a quick 20-0 first quarter lead at Horatio and went on to down the Lions 56-12.

Monday, October 07, 2019
Friday, October 04, 2019

J.P Johnson of De Queen (standing in for his son, Phil Johnson), the winner of the Sept. 26 Bee football contest. Phil Johnson won $25. Pictured with J.P is Ray Stinnett from ACR Service Co., a sponsor of the contest. Entry forms must be put in one of four drop boxes located at Harris Drug, …

Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Monday, September 30, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Horatio beat the clock to score a second quarter touchdown for all the points the Lions would need. The home team downed visiting Fouke 8-0 in a junior high game Sept. 19.

It will be the start of the second season for De Queen football Friday at Hope’s Hammond Stadium, which has been the home of HHS football since 1931. The Leopards will face the Bobcats in the 5A South conference opener for both schools.

Horatio held tight for a half, but the defense stayed on the field too long. Eventually the size of the Gators wore down the Lions. The visitors downed HHS 36-0 on the last game before the start of conference play.

Friday, September 20, 2019
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Deanna Bromley of De Queen, was the winner of the Sept. 12 Bee football contest. Bromley, who won $25, couldn’t make it to have her picture taken so pictured is Horatio Mayor Rich Dorsey, a sponsor of the contest.  This is the last week entry forms will be accepted at the Bee office. Drop of…

Monday, September 16, 2019

There’s plenty of Leopard fans in De Queen, following the highs and lows of the local high school football team, season after season. But one fan may stand out a little more than the rest. Jay Bunyard, the radio voice of the ​Leopards since the ​Leopards were given a “live” voice on ​local r…

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Texarkana — The De Queen junior high teams and some individual senior high runners competed in the Warrior Invitational cross country meet at Trinity Christian in Texarkana Sept. 7.

Dierks —  Football season started badly for Horatio. The Lions fell at Dierks 44-0. The first quarter ended with Dierks up 8-0, but the home team scored three touchdowns in the second period.

The De Queen defense dominated as the Cubs broke a losing streak with a 29-8 win over visiting Mena Sept. 5. The game was shutout until a controversial touchdown in the final two minutes.

Nita Johnson of De Queen, was the winner of the Aug. 29 football contest. The Sept. 5 winner is Stick Williams (right) of De Queen, pictured with Renee Logan, owner of Harris Drug & Gifts.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Wednesday, September 04, 2019

A main purpose of pre-season scrimmages is for coaches to find out things that would not be apparent in regular practice sessions. That proved to be true, in a good way, for Horatio who scrimmaged Mineral Springs.

Mena — The Leopards knew it would be an uphill struggle. They could not convert their early momentum to points, then events snowballed out of control. De Queen fell to Mena 36-0 in the football season opener Aug. 30.

The Cubs came close, but could not get the winning touchdown in the closing minutes. De Queen fell to Nashville 34-30 in the junior high football season opener Aug. 29.